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Pembroke Castle

On our last full day in Wales, we took in the medieval Pembroke Castle, birthplace of Henry VII and home of the Tudor lineage and some 1,000 years of history on that site. “Bread was included in every meal, but white was considered superior to brown and was...

April 30 – Manorbier Bay

A QUIET BAY & A CASTLE As sun turned to drizzle, we headed one bay west to Manorbier Bay for Devonian crinoids, corals, and the occasional brachiopod.   It’s not every field trip you assume paleo pose in the shadow of a Norman (12th century) castle....

CARBONIFEROUS CORALS FROM LYDSTEP

Our last day of fossil searching brought us first to Lydstep Headland in search of Carboniferous coral, which eluded us for an hour until we found what we were looking for at the entrance. On this huge rock I spied what we were searching for and nearby were smaller...

April 28 – Druidston Haven

GRAPTOLITE HAVEN Druidston Haven is our second Welsh beach collecting area, and from the moment we set out from our hay loft, it was a delightful experience.  I challenge anyone to find this beach upon first try, as most of the narrow roads leading to it aren’t...

April 27: Marloes Sands

HORN CORALS AND DRAMATIC SCENERY Our first day of collecting in Wales takes us to the Silurian cliffs at Marloes Sands, about 45 minutes from Castle Martin, IF one doesn’t tackle the unnumbered B roads (secondary roads) one has no clue about.  It took us an hour...